#101, 4341 Savaryn Drive SW Edmonton, Alberta, T6X 2E8 780.413.4521 info@familyfutures.ca

Volunteer

Casino Volunteers Needed

Volunteer Opportunity

Family Futures Resource Network is hosting a Casino at Pure Argyll Casino and we need your help on Thursday September 8, and Friday, September 9, 2022. Historically, casino funding has raised over $75,000.00 for our programs and services. These funds are crucial to continue to offer our large variety of free and low-cost programs for families, children, and youth.  We need to fill many different shifts – mornings, evenings, and late night.

If you are available to help, please contact Danica Horton, danica@familyfutures.ca, 780-413-4521 ext. #502


Food Bank Support

Volunteer Opportunity

Family Futures Resource Network is a non-profit organization whose mission is to build on the strengths of individuals and families through connection, support, and education. We are looking for volunteers to provide positive and meaningful support to families experiencing food security challenges.

In this position you will have the opportunity to connect with families picking up food items from the Knottwood food depot location.  You will assist with room set up, unloading the food truck, packing and sorting food, promoting agency programs and services and light cleaning. Orientation and training will be provided.

Knowledge, Skills and Attributes:

-Ability to bend, lift, and travel with, boxes of food weighing approximately 30 pounds
-A non-judgmental attitude toward families and their lifestyles
-Ability to establish trusting relationships with staff and participating families
-Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and collaborative skills
-Ability to work effectively as a member of a team and independently
-Ability to observe strict confidentiality concerning personal information about families and staff
-Enthusiastic, committed, and passionate about supporting families

Qualifications & Experience:

-Attend an orientation session with the Volunteer Coordinator
-Obtain a Police Security Clearance prior to volunteering
-Obtain a Child Intervention Check, where applicable
-Ability to travel to and from the depot location

Hours of Work

-This depot takes place on Friday afternoons. Therefore, the successful volunteer must be available on Fridays from 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

What You Will Love About Us

-Positive Company Culture
-Volunteer Appreciation and Recognition
-Reference Letters Available

Please forward your cover letter and resume by April 4 to: danica@familyfutures.ca  OR  Fax: 780-485-6815


Board Members Needed

The Family Futures Resource Network Board of Directors’ is a volunteer governance board, responsible for affairs of the Agency at the highest level. The Board determines the long-range direction of the Agency as expressed in the strategic objectives. Members of the Board hold a fiduciary responsibility to act in good faith, and in the best interest of the Agency always.

As a member of this professional Board, you will bring your skills, experience, passion, and commitment to empowering individuals and families for a stronger future. The Board is currently seeking new members with various skills and backgrounds to support and complement the skills and experience of our current Board members. Volunteers with expertise in the areas of education, human services, policing, and board governance are strongly encouraged to apply.

Strategic Objectives

– Family Futures Resource Network will have programming that responds to the diversity of the communities we serve.
– Family Futures Resource Network will deliver new and expanded programming for youth and teens.
– Family Futures Resource Network will attract and retain mission-driven employees.
– Family Futures Resource Network will attract and retain mission-driven employees.
– Family Futures Resource Network will become more sustainable through the development and delivery of revenue-generating programming.

Expectations

– Be actively involved and participate fully in all board meetings and sub-committee meetings
– Lend your expertise and advice to the Board, sub-committees of the Board and to the Executive Director
– Lead various sub-committees when appropriate
– Attend organizational events, where appropriate, to see firsthand the work of the Agency

If this sounds like an opportunity that you would be interested in, please email a resume and cover letter to…

Family Futures Resource Network

#101, 4341 Savaryn Drive SW

Edmonton, Alberta T6X 2E8

Phone: 780-413-4521

lindsay@familyfutures.ca


Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteering can be a very rewarding experience. Here are a couple things to consider when thinking about volunteering at FFRN:

What skills or experience do I have to offer?
– We would love to utilize your strengths, so please let us know what they are.
– Can I acquire any new skills within my volunteer position? Volunteering can be an excellent opportunity to learn something new. 
– What days and times can I volunteer? 
– Can I keep my commitment to these days and times?

The process of becoming an FFRN volunteer includes: 

– completing a volunteer application;
– an interview with the Volunteer Coordinator
– reference checks
– criminal Record check
– and an Alberta Children’s Services Intervention Record Check.

Our screening process is thorough and involves an interview with the Volunteer Coordinator; reference checks; an Alberta Children’s Services Intervention Check; and a Criminal Record Check.  Successful Volunteers will also be asked to sign an Oath of Confidentiality.

Contact Danica Horton at 780-413-4521 or danica@familyfutures.ca for current volunteer opportunities.